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Reviewed 5 March 2024

Wow, I haven’t stop raving to people about this place. It’s one of the best experiences I’ve had in a very long time. The customer service is exceptional, and to meet the head chef who comes to your table to say hello is a real...treat. Genuinely felt the staff wanted you to have a lovely time. The food was amazing ,fresh simple dishes that show cased the produce. We will be back soon.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 22 February 2024

Had a great celebratory dinner here. Superb and very personal service from both the owners, Dan & Mike, in a pleasantly intimate setting. We had the Chef’s 2 course Selection Menu and both courses were outstanding, accompanied by some excellent recommendations on matching wines. The...complimentary “tomato tea” which was served to us by the chef Mike, with an explanation of how it was made, was delicious and a great start to a memorable evening. The only sad aspect of the meal is that we live in Melbourne and don’t visit Geelong much. Tulip will certainly encourage us to visit more often!More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 9 February 2024 via mobile

Wonderful night out. Magnificent food, truly enjoyable. Lovely & funny waitress. Not a cheap night out but definitely worth it.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 26 January 2024 via mobile

This place is a treat. Both Mike and Dan chatted with us and made us feel incredibly welcome. The food is top class reflecting Mike’s top flight resume. Dan it is on to excellent wines. If you are in Geelong find time to get here.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 21 January 2024

Delicious dinner…awesome staff & service…now they have Alacarte as well as Set menu we’ll definitely go back….do not like set menu’s Also our waitress Bridie & Chef Mike are outstanding in their commitment to customer service Highly recommend 9/10

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 14 June 2023

We had an interesting and delicious lunch here, and we were very impressed. It is a degustation menu with fixed prices. You can choose either 2 or 4 courses with several shared plates, plus a special duck option in lieu of a beef dish. all...dishes were perfectly cooked. The mussel and duck dishes were outstanding. They have a good wine list, including wines by the glass. Service was helpful and timely. Prices are reasonable for what you get. Highly recommended. https://www.tripadvisor.com.au/ShowUserReviews-g255350-d5267777-r894916514-Tulip_Bar_Restaurant-Geelong_City_of_Greater_Geelong_Victoria.html#More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 20 March 2023

First time at Tulip, was highly recommended and I was really looking forward to the experience. Pro's - spacious, well decked out, location, wine selection Cons - Meal was underwhelming, also gave preference for no seafood and the first dish served was oysters. Each to...their own when it comes to food, my preference would be somewhere like Almas Restaurant for service and quality.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 19 March 2023 via mobile

Great service, amazing food. Just perfect for a last minute booking with friends. Mike the chef and Dan the man were excellent hosts

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 4 December 2022 via mobile

6/5 excellent food and service. Knowledge staff , attentive but not intrusive. Perfect evening and fabulous food. Highly recommend

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 26 June 2022 via mobile

We are so lucky to have found this restaurant! A visit here is a must when we visit Geelong. If you enjoy beautiful flavours as well as a great dining experience we highly recommend Tulip. It is such a privilege to visit a restaurant and...tell the incredibly friendly staff to ask the chef to give us whatever he recommends - the tasting menu is absolutely amazing (every time!). We will be back again and again.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 4 June 2022 via mobile

Visit Fridays & Saturdays for the tasting plate menus. Chef’s choices on the day and cater for vegetarian palates. Fresh seasonal produce combined with unlikely pairings. Try the chocolate parfait with thyme ice cream and salted caramel crumbs - a winning combination.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 8 May 2022 via mobile

A return visit bThe food was a set Menu today, very different, well presented and very well spaced over two hour window. Brydie- our waiter was very well versed in the menu preparation and ingredients, very personable and funny. Will be back again

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 20 January 2022 via mobile

Visiting Victoria from Europe and dining out a lot…..Tulip and the set menu was a refreshing experience. Decor is simple but comfortable. Service was genuinely friendly and relaxed. Each course was presented well, potion size was generous and varied…all equally delicious!

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 28 November 2021

Been a couple of years since last visit. Outstanding in every regard. Same as last time. New chef has a great pedigree and is certainly a cut above the usual local players and supposed celebrity chefs ( or chef.) in Geelong. Dan was all over...it again. Thanks for the caviar upgrade on the asparagus! Lamb was a standout. Hamish.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 20 November 2021

This restaurant was recommended to us by some friends and we were not disappointed. It's always fun to have a set menu and not know what's coming next Each course was beautifully presented and delicious. There's also a good wine list, both by bottle and...by the glass.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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This restaurant isn’t pretentious at all. You’ll feel comfortable in smart casual.
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Tulip Bar & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4